By Mark Holling and the Rare Breeding Birds Panel
Abstract This Rare Breeding Birds Panel report covers only non-native species recorded breeding in the UK during 2012–14. A total of 25 species was recorded breeding or potentially breeding during this period. Numbers of the rarer species remain extremely small, with annual totals in double figures for only three species: Black Swan Cygnus atratus, Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina and Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus.
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